Harms & Wende
Centro Ricerche Fiat
IEF Werner GmbH
University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe
University of Oulu
University of Loughborough
Institute of Systems and Robotics
ISG-Industrielle Steuerungstechnik GmbH
Polytechnic University of Madrid
FAGOR’s partner description
Fagor Automation is a company with great experience in the development and manufacturing of products for machine automation and control. It excels by its capability to develop software and the versatility of its productive process to offer solutions tailored to the needs of their customers. Historically, Fagor Automation has focused their efforts on the machine-tool sector where they are one of the world leaders. Besides, its wide technical and sales network spread out in more than 50 countries through its own branch offices and distributors. Fagor Automation career has been so successful thanks to their investing efforts in R&D+i (Research, Development and innovation) and in infrastructure that made it possible for their tackle projects of high strategic relevance. An example of this, are the new facilities for photolithography to produce engraved glass that is used in their linear feedback systems. Traditionally, the company has dedicated more than 10% of its turnover to R&D+i; it currently has 85 R&D engineers and 6 doctors dedicated to developing new automation and optics technologies integrated into the products developed by Fagor Automation. An important part of their product portfolio is the position measuring systems. Fagor Automation has been manufacturing high quality linear and rotary encoders using precision optical technology for more than 30 years. Over the years Fagor has created, developed and patented systems, components and technologies that allow them to offer best quality and features over the complete range of product utilizing innovative production methods. In order to ensure quality and reliability in all its products, Fagor Automation, utilizes the most advanced technology and testing and manufacturing facilities; from centralized computer control temperature monitoring, cleanliness and relative humidity control, a must for the feedback system manufacturing process, to laboratories for climate, vibration and EMC testing to certify the designs.
FAGOR’s role and contribution to ReBorn
Fagor Automation is involved in the project as end user to demonstrate the project developments. Interest is to improve the productivity without an increase of the environmental impact.